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30 Years of the World Wide Web: Top 10 Interesting WWW Facts

It is believed that a turning point in the history of the the World Wide Web began with the launch of the Mosaic web browser in 1993. It was a graphical browser developed by a team at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web turns 30 today -- the perfect occasion for a Google Doodle. We tend to use the terms "Web" and "Internet" pretty interchangeably these days (except that almost nobody actually calls it the Web anymore, and only a few style guides still ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

World Wide Web Turns 30: Netizens Remember Early Days Of The Web

The World Wide Web was born on this day in 1989. It was on March 12, 1989, that Tim Berners-Lee, working for Europe's physics lab CERN, proposed a decentralised system of information management. That marked the birth of the World Wide Web - today ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

At 30, World Wide Web 'not the web we wanted,' inventor says

Initially terming the proposal as "vague but exciting", his boss encouraged Berner-Lee to "develop the humble flowchart into a working model, writing the HTML language, the HTTP application, and WorldWideWeb.app - the first Web browser and page editor".
Monday, March 11, 2019

'Felt Like Magic:' On the World Wide Web's 30th Birthday, Early Users Recall What It Was Like to First Log On

Today we celebrate 30 years of the World Wide Web, the hypertext interface applied to the tubes of the Internet. Without it, we wouldn't have streaming, social media, online shopping, endless comedy cat videos or the hourly tweets from 1600 Pennsylvania ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

The World Wide Web turns 30: our favorite memories from A to Z

Computers birthed the World Wide Web, and the World Wide Web birthed Twitter, which so graciously provided us with the wonders of Weird Twitter. Dril, who fathered classics like, “'im not owned! im not owned!!', i continue to insist as i slowly shrink and ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

The Web turns 30 today — this is the feedback its inventor got when he pitched the idea to his boss in 1989

The World Wide Web is 30 years old today. Three decades ago — on March 12, 1989, to be exact — British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for what would become the World Wide Web to his boss at the European Organization ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

The World Wide Web Is Thirty, Flirty, and Thriving

Like Taylor Swift (almost), the World Wide Web is 30 on Tuesday. Unlike Taylor Swift, the World Wide Web did not provide a list of 30 things it's learned in its 30 years of life. However, like plenty of 30-year-olds who are probably not Taylor Swift, the web's ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

What would the world look like without the World Wide Web?

Encouraged by his boss's scribbled comment (“vague but exciting”) he spent the next 18 months developing technology that combined with the connectivity of the fledgling internet, would give us the World Wide Web. Crucially, it gave the previously ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

The World Wide Web turns 30. How do we keep the magic alive?

Thirty years ago this month, computer scientist and engineer Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal for how to link lots of information across lots of computers. That proposal for a global network of information eventually became the World Wide Web, and by most ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

The Guardian view on the world wide web: we wove a tangle

The world wide web really did transform the world in a way that can be compared to the impact of the printing press, or the mass media of the 20th century. The internet existed before the web, of course, but it was hardly used. The genius of Tim Berners-Lee ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

The World Wide Web Turns 30. Where Does It Go From Here?

Now too, as the web reshapes our world, we have a responsibility to make sure it is recognized as a human right and built for the public good. This is why the Web Foundation is working with governments, companies, and citizens to build a new Contract for ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

As the World Wide Web Turns 30, Its Inventor Explains 3 Ways It Went Wrong—and How to Fix It

Happy Birthday, World Wide Web. It was 30 years ago that British engineer Sir Tim Berners-Lee effectively created the medium that has made communication instantaneous and cheap, spawned a generation of content surfers, launched many a billion-dollar ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

Google Doodle Celebrates World Wide Web's 30th Birthday

On the 30th anniversary of the birth of the World Wide Web, Google is celebrating it with a doodle that is reminder of how things were like in its early years. On March 12, 1989 British physicist Tim Berners-Lee, working for Europe's physics lab CERN, ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

World Wide Web की खोज के पीछे थे ये शख्स, 5 प्वॉइंट्स में जानें कैसे आया WWW, बना Google Doodle

30th Anniversary Of The World Wide Web: वर्ल्ड वाइड वेब (World Wide Web) को 30 साल हो चुके हैं. गूगल (Google) 30वें बर्थडे (30th Anniversary Of The World Wide Web) को डूडल (Google Doodle) के जरिए सेलीब्रेट कर रहा है. 12 मार्च 1989 को ब्रिटिश भौतिक विज्ञानी टिम बर्नर्स ली (Tim Berners-Lee) यूरोप की लैब CERN में काम करते थे. वहां उन्होंने वर्ल्ड वाइड वेब का इलाज किया. उनकी वजह से आज करोड़ों लोग इंटरनेट का इस्तेमाल कर रहे हैं. WWW के उत्पत्ति के लक्षण 1980 में ही दिखने लगे थे. 1989-90 में पहली बार कंप्‍यूटर वैज्ञानिक टिम बर्नर्स ली (Tim Berners-Lee) ने वर्ल्ड वाइड वेब (World Wide Web) का आइडिया दिया था. उस समय टिम (Tim ...
Monday, March 11, 2019

As World Wide Web Turns 30, Netizens Celebrate With Hilarious Tweets

March 12 is a special day in the history of the Internet - it is the birthday of the World Wide Web. It was on March 12 in 1989 that British physicist Tim Berners-Lee, working for Europe's physics lab CERN, proposed a decentralised system of information ...
Monday, March 11, 2019